Omar dared journalists and commentators to show him where he had demanded restoration of statehood for J&K.
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The statement was endorsed by NC leader Omar Abdullah, only before realising the mistake and pulling it down.
The former IAS topper is the seventh mainstream politician of Kashmir who has been booked under the PSA which allows detention from three months to two years without a trial.
In a tweet, BJP Tamil Nadu shared a screenshot of the online order of razors with the delivery address of the Kashmiri leader’s Srinagar home.
BDC polls will be held Jammu and Kashmir on October 24. These will be the first elections to be held in the state since its special status was revoked under Article 370 on August 5.
Jammu & Kashmir Unrest LIVE UPDATES: Full cabinet meeting underway at the Prime Minister’s residence
Mobile internet services were suspended in Kashmir Sunday night amid continuing tensions in Jammu and Kashmir.
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman likely to return home with American intervention, interprets Omar Abdullah
“So the US has secured the release of our pilot & in turn India has agreed to deescalate is how I read this statement from Trump”, tweeted, Omar Abdullah
Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that one cannot possibly speculate on what will happen next following the Indian Air Force (IAF) strike across the Line of Control (LoC) as there was no information of the damage caused. “Unless we know which Balakote is[Read More…]
Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress for their silence over the alleged attacks on Kashmiri students. Addressing the media here, Abdullah said: “Attacks on Kashmiri students will result in further alienation of Kashmiris.” “Kashmiri boys and girls[Read More…]
Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday condemned “in the strongest possible terms” the killing of CRPF troopers in a suicide attack and blasted central Minister Jitendra Singh for “playing politics” over the bloodbath. “I condemn this attack in the strongest possible terms. My prayers for[Read More…]
After months of speculations, Shah Faesal, the IAS topper from Jammu and Kashmir, has apparently taken voluntary retirement. Faesal is likely to contest elections from Baramulla on a National Conference ticket. To protest the unabated killings in Kashmir and absence of any credible political initiative from Union Government, I have[Read More…]
A day after the school education department banned the wearing of traditional Kashmiri attire, ‘Phiran’ in its zonal offices in the state, the National Conference leader, Omar Abdullah shared images of him and his father Farooq Abdullah in the attire. Abdullah tweeted, “My father & I have worn pherans to[Read More…]
In a major political development on Wednesday, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik dissolved the state assembly. After two senior state leaders, Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference leader Sajad Lone and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti staked claim to form the government in the state, Satya Pal Malik took the step.[Read More…]
Srinagar: Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday took exception to the remark by lawyer Deepika Rajawat on the Kathua rape and murder victim’s parents. Responding to the family’s decision to drop her from representing the victim in the trial court, Deepika Rajawat had tweeted, “I was there with[Read More…]
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said the All-Party Meeting that was held in Srinagar demanded that Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Tushar Mehta be kept away from the Article 35-A proceedings in the Supreme Court. Omar Abdullah said the parties at the meeting made the demand[Read More…]
The shifting at midnight of the Jammu and Kashmir police chief, S.P. Vaid, has triggered an interesting debate in the state. The replacement surprised many although a few in the bureaucratic and police circles had been expecting the change sooner rather than later. An order issued by the state home department around midnight on Thursday said,: “Dr.[Read More…]
Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah has criticised the timing of changing the state DGP, saying there was no hurry to replace S P Vaid and the state police could do without having to deal with the confusion of leadership. The state government removed Vaid as the DGP late Thursday night and handed the charge to DG Prisons Dilbagh Singh till[Read More…]
Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district. “Hon PM Sir, there isn’t a day when we don’t hear you speak about things that are important to you yet[Read More…]
Srinagar: National Conference’s Working President Omar Abdullah on Sunday said that the Central government must respect and restore the conditions on which the accession of Jammu and Kashmir to India is based. “Promises made to the people of Jammu and Kashmir must be fulfilled. Centre should ensure that the conditions on[Read More…]
Voting for the bypolls to the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency of Kashmir began on Sunday. Security was tightened in Srinagar as separatists called for a boycott of the by-election. The bypoll was required as the former PDP leader Tariq Hamid Karra resigned from PDP and Lok Sabha in protest last[Read More…]
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said Kashmir is a “political issue” and needs a “political solution” for heralding lasting peace in the state. “For arriving at a solution, New Delhi must open channels of dialogue with all stakeholders,” he said while addressing a public rally[Read More…]
Prime Minister addressed the nation in his 22nd Mann ki Baat on Sunday. Below are some points social media users are upset he did not speak about: 1. Atrocities against Dalits: One of the raging issues India is presently debating is the rising violence against the Dalit community. However, Prime[Read More…]
The Congress has criticised Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statements on Hizbul Mujahideen chief Burhan Wani, calling for an explanation for the same. Mehbooba on Thursday said Wani would have been given “a chance” if forces had known about his presence during the encounter. Congress leader Renuka Chowdhary[Read More…]
The death toll following the Srinagar protests is now 21. Union home minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday, assuring central assistance to the state government if needed. Mehbooba chaired a high-level meet on Sunday evening to take stock of the situation. Mehbooba[Read More…]
Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday, while responding to a query, said nearly 150 militants are active in the state including 54 foreigners and over 4,500 youths have crossed over to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) for arms training in last 30 years. Police said the involvement of locals in militancy has[Read More…]